Debut: Round 9, 1911 v Melbourne, aged years days, 129 days
Last Game: Round 10, 1911 v Essendon, aged 25 years, 136 days
Carlton Player No.: 257
DOB: 8 February, 1886
Cowley played 2 games for Carlton after debuting in Season 1911. Cowley was born and later recruited from Echuca.
Bert was Echuca's captain and one of their better players 1910-1912. The Riverine Herald Echuca 23 September 1926 in an article on the history of the Echuca Football Club says "the Cowley Brothers (Sid and Bert who afterwards played with Carlton.")